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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
359 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

Mostly cloudy skies have been seen across the northern half of
Illinois, with mostly sunny skies further south. Gusty west to
northwest winds have been seen behind the frontal passage that's
moving through. Temperatures around the area at 3 PM, ranged from
74 degrees at Galesburg, to 91 degrees at Flora and Olney.

The wet weather chance will continue 
today, as the low pressure slides into the Ohio River Valley 
region. Once there, the low will stall out for the weekend, 
leaving the Midwest with the chance for additional precipitation, 
through the weekend. Temperatures behind the front will be in the 
upper 70s and low 80s, while humidity values will once again 
decrease.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from near 60 degrees 
across the northern half of Wisconsin, to the middle 70s across 
the Missouri bootheel.

High temperatures on Saturday, will range from the middle 70s
across northern portions of Illinois, Indiana, and much of
Wisconsin, to the middle 90s across southern Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CALHOUN County
Issued at 700 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018

WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
QUINCY         SUNNY     82  65  56 N10       29.82S HX  84           
GALESBURG*     FAIR      74  65  74 W16       29.80F                  
MACOMB*        CLOUDY    74  66  76 NW14      29.84S                  
JACKSONVILLE*  MOSUNNY   79  68  69 NW12      29.81S HX  81           
PITTSFIELD*    SUNNY     82  68  62 NW7       29.82S HX  85           

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint Map, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 69 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 92 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 180/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 69 degrees at Rockford.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CALHOUN County,IL

357 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible for areas south and 
east of the Saint Louis metro area today. Large hail and damaging 
winds are the primary threats.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

There will be a slight chance for thunderstorms for portions of
southwest Illinois on Sunday  and another chance for
thunderstorms next Thursday afternoon.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed today for areas south and east
of the Saint Louis metro area. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CALHOUN County, IL
620 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy early in the afternoon then becoming partly cloudy late in the afternoon. High in the mid 80s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the upper 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 80s. North wind around 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 60s. North wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Low in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. High around 90. Low in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Low in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. High in the mid 80s.

12-48 Hr Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
MRF 10-Day Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford

Almanac Information

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:48 EDT Set 21:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:18 EDT Ends 21:53 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky